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Alfred Charles Dodson ANSELL

Regimental number6958
Place of birthWestbury
Other NamesAlfred Charles Dadson
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBurnie, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr C Ansell, New Country Road, Burnie, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1918
Place of death or woundingBattel of Meterent
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 589), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Catherine ANSELL, Burnie, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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